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Medical Humanities Summer School, 12-18 July 2020, University of Oxford, UK

Publish Date: Feb 01, 2020

Deadline: Feb 15, 2020

Event Dates: from Jul 12, 2020 12:00 to Jul 18, 2020 12:00

Medical Humanities Summer School

Are you a medical student who is interested in how humanities subjects can help develop your skills? Are you a humanities student who wants to make connections with other disciplines in humanities and sciences? Are you a sixth-former who wants to broaden your intellectual reach in medicine, humanities and science?

Medical Humanities

Oxford’s top academics will introduce you to the interface between clinical medicine and narrative, philosophy, law, ethics, gender studies, hierarchies, history (including history of the emotions), art history, theatre (body language; spatial dynamics), theology, management, observation (visual and linguistic), compassion, boundaries (to name but a few) … Come and learn how to think in an integrated way.


In the heart of Oxford: teaching is in Green Templeton College with accommodation at next-door Somerville College.


12-18 July 2020 (arrive Sunday evening, depart Saturday morning)

Who is eligible?

Undergraduates and year 12-13 school students

How many participants will there be?

The course is limited to 20 participants

How much does it cost?

£1300 (all-inclusive)
There is a non-residential rate for Oxford University students: £700. This includes coffee, lunch, tea and dinner every day; a final formal banquet; all tuition. Sixth-formers who are local residents may also take advantage of this rate.

Is there financial support?

There are five full bursaries for sixth-formers at UK schools and some small discounts available for UK university students for those in demonstrable need (you will need to include this information on your application form).
If you are a school student and come under one of the following categories, you are eligible for a bursary. The bursary covers the full cost of the week, excluding travel to Oxford.

  • Students who have been or are currently in care, and young carers
  • Students who have been or are currently in receipt of Free School Meals or Pupil Premium
  • Students with no family history of university attendance
  • Students with ACORN and POLAR flags (your teachers will know if this applies to you so ask them).

Please inform us if you think you have any other compelling criteria that merit bursary consideration.
If you would like to apply for a bursary, please include a statement with your application, explaining your criteria.

Who will teach me?

Oxford’s top professors, from the faculties of Medicine, English, History, Philosophy, Business Studies, Theology, Anthropology, Sociology, and Classics, as well as eminent visiting lecturers.

What are the deadlines?

Applications close on 15 February 2020.
Decisions will be notified by 1 March 2020.
Successful applicants will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of 10% of their full fee on 1 April 2020.
The balance of payment will be due on 1 June 2020.

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